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Welcome to Thompson Cancer Survival Center

We are more than a world class cancer center. We are a cancer survival center, where leading cancer specialists use the most advanced technologies to achieve breakthrough successes in treating many types of cancer. Our physicians are supported by a team of patient navigators, dietitians, genetics counselors, clinical trial specialists, physicists, pharmacists, therapists, technologists, oncology nurses, social workers, and counselors are here to treat and beat cancer. In addition to the original downtown Knoxville location, Thompson facilities are located in West Knoxville, Oak Ridge, and Sevierville.

For more information about the Thompson Cancer Survival Center, call (865) 331-1678.

For physician referral, call (865) 374-8272. 

This facility complies with applicable Federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex. Click here to learn more.

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Thompson Cancer Survival Center offers comprehensive medical specialties at our hospitals, outpatient centers and physician clinics.

For a full listing of our services, please visit our services page.

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Patients are the most important people at Thompson Cancer Survival Center. Use the quick links below to conveniently access your information, register for a class or event, or find a physician.

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Congratulations to four Thompson Cancer Survival Center physicians for being recognized as Top Docs by Cityview Magazine's Top Docs issue!

▪️Kenneth Cofer, MD - Gynecologic Oncologist
▪️Brook Saunders, MD - Gynecologic Oncologist
▪️Grant Clark, MD - Radiation Oncologist
▪️Joseph Meyer, MD - Radiation Oncologist
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Visit this page to get information about all of Thompson Cancer Survival Center’s locations around the region.

Thompson Cancer Survival Center News

  • Cofer, Saunders, Clark, and Meyer Named 2020 Top Docs

    On behalf of the entire medical team at Thompson Cancer Survival Center, we are proud to congratulate Kenneth Cofer, MD and Brook Saunders, MD for being recognized as top Gynecologic Oncologists in Cityview Magazine’s Top Doc issue. Grant Clark, MD and Joseph Meyer, MD, also part of Thompson Cancer Survival Center’s care team, were  recognized […]

  • Covenant Health Participates in Convalescent Plasma Clinical Trial for COVID-19 Patients

    Covenant Health hospitals have joined a nationwide effort to begin treating some COVID-19 patients with convalescent plasma transfusions as part of a clinical trial. Convalescent plasma is donated by patients who have recovered from COVID-19 and is being given experimentally to current COVID-19 patients who are experiencing severe or life-threatening symptoms. The “Expanded Access to […]

  • Welcome Michael Magee, MD

    Michael Magee, MD “We specialize in hope!“ Board Certification:  Hematology and Medical Oncology Fellowship:  Oncology Memorial Sloan Kettering, New York City, NY Hematology Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN Residency:  Internal Medicine Baptist Memorial Hospital, Memphis, TN Medical School:  University of Tennessee Location: Thompson Oncology Group – Blount 220 BMH Cancer Center, Maryville, TN 37804 (865) 977-1065 […]

  • Thompson Cancer Survival Center Joins National Cancer Consortium to Study COVID-19

    Thompson Cancer Survival Center, a member of Covenant Health, has joined The COVID-19 and Cancer Consortium, a national organization whose goal is to understand the effects of COVID-19 on cancer patients. Initial data suggests these patients have a higher risk of serious complications due to coronavirus than non-cancer patients, and the consortium hopes to rapidly […]

  • Telehealth Visits Available During COVID-19

    To ensure the health and safety of our patients and staff from the risk of coronavirus (COVID-19), whenever possible, we’re recommending telehealth ( visits. This service is for certain established AND new patients. Here are some frequently asked questions and answers about these types of visits: How are telehealth visits conducted? Telehealth visits are video […]

  • Rob Sanders Award Winner

    Michelle Cannon, a medical assistant  at our Thompson Oncology Group – Blount location, was honored with the first-ever Rob Sanders Award on February 5, 2020. Created in honor of Rob Sanders, this award recognizes non-nurse employees who go above and beyond to improve the experience for our patients, family members, and coworkers. Michelle was nominated […]

  • Welcome David Chism, MD

    David Chism, MD “Nearly three decades ago, my uncle’s diagnosis of stage four kidney cancer was devastating because there were few treatment options. Since then, cancer treatment has become more effective through tremendous advancements in immunotherapy, chemotherapy, and targeted therapies. As an oncologist, I’m pleased to provide these advanced treatment methods to my patients.” Board […]

  • Welcome Stephen Myers, MD

    Stephen Myers, MD “I began my medical career here during residency, so I am delighted to return to my East Tennessee roots with my wife and three boys.” Fellowship:  Hematology and Medical Oncology, Mayo Clinic Residency:  Internal Medicine,  University of Tennessee Health Science Center Medical School:  University of Louisville School of Medicine Location: Thompson Oncology […]

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